Willard Physical Therapy Associates

Lori Willard DPT

Lori Willard DPT - Willard Physical Therapy - Allen, Lucas, RichardsonABOUT OUR STAFF

Lori Willard graduated from Creighton University with her clinical doctorate degree in 2000. She moved to Texas and began her orthopedic career for a large outpatient therapy center. She started working for herself 10 years ago. She began advanced education in manual therapy near the beginning of her career. She has taken advanced course work in manual therapy of the lumbar spine, thoracic spine, cervical spine, ribs, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, foot, wrist and hand including joint mobilization, manipulation, soft tissue release, myofascial release, Pilates, Yoga, postural assessment, muscle energy, strength and stabilization. She believes strongly that injury prevention begins with keeping our bodies balanced and our core strong. 

Kristie Nieslanik - Willard Physical Therapy - RichardsonKristie Nieslanik has been practicing for 17 years with focus on pediatrics including experience in neonatal care, inpatient pediatrics and home health services for children ages 0-18 years. She began her career with inpatient services working in a neonatal ICU and more recently has been providing home health pediatric services with focus on torticollis and developmental delay. She loves the pediatric population as it provides such variety and joy with a new development every day. Kristie has focused her continuing education on manual therapy techniques with craniosacral therapy, integrated manual therapy, therapeutic taping, sensory dysfunction and early intervention practices. She works with families providing support to parents and children to enhance development and skill sets.

Amy Sheehy - Willard Physical Therapy - RichardsonAmy Sheehy graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a Masters of Physical Therapy (High Distinction) in 1993. She has lived and worked as a physical therapist in Omaha, NE, Tucson, AZ, and the Dallas metroplex. She has extensive experience in various disciplines of physical therapy including acute care, wound care, geriatrics, neurologic rehab, sports medicine, and orthopedics. Her main area of expertise is the orthopedic population, having taken advanced courses in orthopedic assessment and treatment, joint and soft tissue mobilization and manipulation, myofascial release, cranio-sacral therapy, strength-stabilization, kinesiotaping, and dry needling. She also obtained her certification in strength and conditioning from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She strives to evaluate and treat the whole person in order to reduce the incidence of injury








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